Ground Control to Major Tom: Performed Via the ISS

Lyrics of Hadfield’s version and the parts that were adapted from the original in bold: Ground control to major Tom Ground control to major Tom Lock your Soyuz’s hatch and put your helmet on (Ten) Ground control (Nine) to major Tom (Eight) (Seven, six) Commencing countdown (Five), engines on (Four) (Three, two) Detach from station (One) and may God’s love be with you / This is ground control to major Tom, you’ve really made the grade And the papers want to know whose shirts […]

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Amazing Morphing Robot

MorpHex is more a ‘Work of Art than Robotic Engineering!’ It is a unique Rolling Robot which utilises 3 modes for sphere movements; individual, dual and triple mode. The innovator of MorpHex is Kare Halvorsen aka Zenta. He has designed an amazing robot which can roll like a ball and walk like a man. The inner body of this robot expands 2x Diameter which adjusts itself while walking. It shows some exciting moments which are surely worth a watch! To […]

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Vertical Freefly Skydive World Record 2012

It was this year’s Summerfest 2012 @ Skydive Chicago where skydivers from around the globe flocked in to break the previous 108-Way Vertical Freefly World Record made in 2009. On August 1st, 2012 the atmosphere at Skydive Chicago was electric as the quest to break the Vertical Freefly Skydive World Record began! They started their pursuit by thinking of a formation for all 142 skydivers. The organisers of this event with a group of expertise took a whole new approach. The lead […]

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Street View: Exploring a Google Data Centre

Google has added a new feature to their ‘Street View’ application integrated with ‘Google Maps.’ Now anyone can take a virtual tour of any Google Data Centre from the comfort of their homes. The video tagged above tells us about this new feature which appears very fascinating. Google Data Centres has rows of high performance computers with practically unlimited storage space where all the information is stored and retrieved from! These data centres have different floors where varied operations involving […]

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Will Sutton: A Parkour Prodigy

When I refer to Will Sutton from Isle Of Man; a 20 years old young blood as “A Parkour Prodigy!” I do no wrong! After watching the above video you will surely agree to what I just said. This guy can jump across huge hurdles, can perform mid air manoeuvres with ease, can balance his body on thin rods; in short can do every known or unknown move of ‘Parkour’ sport with precision. To add he was also one of the […]

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